The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 433 370 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.42% 8.81% 7.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.48% 27.45% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 234 117
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.70% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £36.34 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.82 £56.88 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1333 1348 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 38.25% 32.11% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 846 586
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £21.50 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 234 £425 - 114
Cheshire +7 110 £425 +0.59% 33
Lancashire +8 50 £423 -1.16% 8
Merseyside +7 20 £414 +18.21% 10
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 492 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (29.89%) JavaScript
3 243 (25.39%) TDD
4 225 (23.51%) Oracle
5 198 (20.69%) Spring
6 197 (20.59%) Web Services
6 197 (20.59%) Linux
7 183 (19.12%) Finance
8 175 (18.29%) XML
9 165 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
10 164 (17.14%) SQL
11 163 (17.03%) HTML
12 151 (15.78%) J2EE
13 150 (15.67%) Scrum
14 144 (15.05%) CSS
15 117 (12.23%) Jenkins
16 109 (11.39%) Software Engineering
17 107 (11.18%) Web Development
18 104 (10.87%) SOAP
19 103 (10.76%) BDD
20 100 (10.45%) Open Source
20 100 (10.45%) E-Commerce
21 99 (10.34%) Git (software)
21 99 (10.34%) RESTful
22 98 (10.24%) PHP
23 97 (10.14%) REST
24 95 (9.93%) JSON
25 94 (9.82%) HTML5
25 94 (9.82%) JBoss
26 93 (9.72%) CRM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 94 (9.82%) JBoss
2 77 (8.05%) Tomcat
3 62 (6.48%) WebSphere
4 53 (5.54%) Apache
5 32 (3.34%) Tuxedo
6 29 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 26 (2.72%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.25%) Confluence
9 12 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 11 (1.15%) GeoServer
11 9 (0.94%) ATG Dynamo
12 8 (0.84%) nginx
13 7 (0.73%) IIS
13 7 (0.73%) Jetty
14 6 (0.63%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.63%) CMS
14 6 (0.63%) SAS
15 5 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.52%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) Mingle
3 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.63%) BASE24
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.42%) SAP MDM
5 3 (0.31%) Magento
6 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.10%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.61%) GitHub
3 14 (1.46%) IaaS
4 12 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.15%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.42%) Office 365
9 4 (0.42%) Route 53
9 4 (0.42%) Veeva
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.31%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.31%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 77 (8.05%) Network Security
2 59 (6.17%) HTTP
3 33 (3.45%) Internet
4 11 (1.15%) DNS
5 8 (0.84%) SSL
6 6 (0.63%) ATM
7 4 (0.42%) AMQP
7 4 (0.42%) LDAP
7 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.31%) Firewall
8 3 (0.31%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.31%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.31%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.21%) DHCP
9 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.21%) LAN
9 2 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.21%) SSH
9 2 (0.21%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 67 (7.00%) MySQL
3 63 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 50 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (5.12%) SQL Server
6 45 (4.70%) NoSQL
7 33 (3.45%) Big Data
8 31 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 29 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 26 (2.72%) RDBMS
11 25 (2.61%) OLAP
11 25 (2.61%) OLAP Cube
11 25 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.67%) DB2
14 11 (1.15%) GIS
15 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.84%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 117 (12.23%) Jenkins
2 99 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 72 (7.52%) JUnit
3 72 (7.52%) Maven
4 71 (7.42%) JIRA
5 67 (7.00%) Selenium
6 38 (3.97%) Subversion
7 37 (3.87%) Talend Open Studio
8 33 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (3.34%) Cucumber
10 24 (2.51%) Mercurial
11 23 (2.40%) Gradle
12 17 (1.78%) Ant
12 17 (1.78%) SpecFlow
13 16 (1.67%) Eclipse
13 16 (1.67%) TestComplete
14 15 (1.57%) WebDriver
15 12 (1.25%) Mockito
15 12 (1.25%) SonarQube
16 11 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 183 (19.12%) Finance
2 81 (8.46%) Banking
3 37 (3.87%) Retail
4 14 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (1.15%) Games
5 11 (1.15%) Marketing
6 9 (0.94%) Local Government
6 9 (0.94%) Retail Banking
7 7 (0.73%) Law
8 6 (0.63%) Publishing
9 5 (0.52%) Advertising
9 5 (0.52%) International Banking
9 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.42%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.31%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.21%) Billing
12 2 (0.21%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.10%) German Language
13 1 (0.10%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 571 (59.67%) Developer
2 354 (36.99%) Java Developer
3 93 (9.72%) Architect
4 90 (9.40%) Senior Developer
5 73 (7.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 69 (7.21%) Analyst
7 51 (5.33%) Agile Developer
8 48 (5.02%) Consultant
9 44 (4.60%) Agile Java Developer
10 40 (4.18%) Technical Architect
11 32 (3.34%) Java Architect
12 29 (3.03%) Android Developer
12 29 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
13 28 (2.93%) Business Analyst
13 28 (2.93%) Scala Developer
14 27 (2.82%) Java Engineer
15 26 (2.72%) Java Scala Developer
16 25 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
17 24 (2.51%) Applications Developer
18 23 (2.40%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (20.69%) Spring
2 197 (20.59%) Web Services
3 175 (18.29%) XML
4 163 (17.03%) HTML
5 151 (15.78%) J2EE
6 144 (15.05%) CSS
7 104 (10.87%) SOAP
8 99 (10.34%) RESTful
9 97 (10.14%) REST
10 95 (9.93%) JSON
11 94 (9.82%) HTML5
12 89 (9.30%) .NET
13 81 (8.46%) Hibernate
14 78 (8.15%) JDBC
15 76 (7.94%) AngularJS
16 71 (7.42%) CSS3
17 66 (6.90%) Middleware
18 57 (5.96%) Apache Camel
19 56 (5.85%) JSP
20 42 (4.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.05%) Digital Media
2 45 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (3.45%) User Experience
5 31 (3.24%) Clustering
6 24 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.36%) IVR
8 13 (1.36%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.25%) Data Integration
9 12 (1.25%) Online Banking
9 12 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.15%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.94%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (0.73%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.63%) EMV
13 6 (0.63%) PMI
13 6 (0.63%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 197 (20.59%) Linux
2 68 (7.11%) Windows
3 44 (4.60%) Android
4 40 (4.18%) Unix
5 28 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (2.51%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.52%) VME
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.31%) AIX
10 3 (0.31%) Solaris
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.31%) zOS
11 2 (0.21%) CentOS
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (25.39%) TDD
3 165 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 150 (15.67%) Scrum
5 109 (11.39%) Software Engineering
6 107 (11.18%) Web Development
7 103 (10.76%) BDD
8 100 (10.45%) E-Commerce
8 100 (10.45%) Open Source
9 93 (9.72%) CRM
10 90 (9.40%) SOA
11 86 (8.99%) ERP
12 75 (7.84%) OO
13 73 (7.63%) DevOps
14 71 (7.42%) Microservices
14 71 (7.42%) Pair Programming
15 62 (6.48%) Kanban
16 52 (5.43%) Waterfall
17 48 (5.02%) SDLC
18 46 (4.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 286 (29.89%) JavaScript
2 164 (17.14%) SQL
3 98 (10.24%) PHP
4 73 (7.63%) PL/SQL
5 66 (6.90%) Python
6 65 (6.79%) Ruby
7 59 (6.17%) Scala
8 50 (5.22%) C
9 44 (4.60%) Bash Shell
10 41 (4.28%) C#
11 39 (4.08%) COBOL
12 34 (3.55%) C++
13 28 (2.93%) Groovy
14 27 (2.82%) Shell Script
15 24 (2.51%) Objective-C
16 20 (2.09%) Clojure
17 16 (1.67%) PowerShell
18 11 (1.15%) Apple Swift
18 11 (1.15%) VB
19 7 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 44 (4.60%) Degree
3 37 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.25%) ISEB
7 8 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (0.84%) RHCE
8 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.63%) MCITP
9 6 (0.63%) MCTS
9 6 (0.63%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.31%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.31%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.10%) HND
11 1 (0.10%) MCP
11 1 (0.10%) OCP
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.10%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.08%) QA
2 14 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.42%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
2 18 (1.88%) Docker
3 12 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.63%) UAG
6 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Squid
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.10%) RACF
8 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 59 (6.17%) Puppet
2 35 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.84%) Ansible
4 7 (0.73%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.42%) Mesos
7 4 (0.42%) Rundeck
7 4 (0.42%) SCCM
8 3 (0.31%) Nagios
8 3 (0.31%) Nessus
8 3 (0.31%) Oozie
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.21%) Kibana
9 2 (0.21%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.21%) SELinux
9 2 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 225 (23.51%) Oracle
2 89 (9.30%) IBM
3 58 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 37 (3.87%) Talend
5 28 (2.93%) Vertica
6 26 (2.72%) Micro Focus
7 25 (2.61%) Red Hat
8 18 (1.88%) HP
8 18 (1.88%) hybris
9 17 (1.78%) IFS
10 16 (1.67%) Google
11 15 (1.57%) ATG
11 15 (1.57%) SaltStack
12 14 (1.46%) VMware
13 11 (1.15%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.15%) Endeca
13 11 (1.15%) ESRI
14 10 (1.04%) Perforce
14 10 (1.04%) SAP
14 10 (1.04%) ServiceNow
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £480 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago